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BOX i In the event that these regulations contradict the BUCS general regulations these sport specific regulations will supersede, unless specifically stated otherwise.

BOX ii In the event that these regulations contradict those of the national or international governing body these sport specific regulations will supersede, unless specifically stated otherwise.

BOX ii.i BUCS Boxing competitions will be governed in accordance with the rules and regulations of the International Boxing Association (AIBA). The Official in Charge of the competition will follow the AIBA Open Boxing (AOB) Competition Rules.

BOX iii Dispute at events: In line with REG 4.4.3, should a dispute occur at an event the event appeal panel for Boxing shall comprise of the Tournament Director and a BUCS Staff Member.

 

BOX 1 The BUCS Boxing Championships will be held at a venue and under rules determined by the relevant National Governing Body. 

 

BOX 2 Competitors who do not make weight in the category they have entered will be allowed to move category if there is space to do so up to the maximum limit of the competition. Priority will remain with competitors who have entered the specific category and make weight. Competitors who fail to make weight are not guaranteed a bout.

BOX 3 A valid Amateur Boxing Association (ABA) medical card must be produced by the competitor at weigh-in. Failure to produce a valid medical card will result in disqualification from the competition.

 

BOX 4 Head guards are compulsory for female competitors. Only AIBA competition head guards and hand bandages are allowed to be worn. Training head guards are not permitted. Fitted mouth guards (excluding red mouth guards) must be worn by all competitors. Competitors without the correct safety equipment cannot compete.

 

BOX 5 Competition gloves will be provided by BUCS for all competitors.

 

BOX 6 Competitors who do not withdraw and do not attend weigh-in will be fined in addition to the cost of their entry fee. This fine will be £80.

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